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Pasco County commissioners are considering remediation options for the massive sinkhole that opened in Lake Padgett Estates neighborhood in Land O’Lakes on July 14.LUIS SANTANA | Times

Pasco ponders sinkhole fixes in Land O'Lakes

DADE CITY — A massive sinkhole that swallowed two homes and left seven houses condemned in a Land O'Lakes neighborhood is now posing a potential financial drain as Pasco County ponders how to fix the crater. On Tuesday, during a workshop, county commissioners considered options for what to do with the cavity, origi …

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  1. Lutz driver dead after crash with semi on Dale Mabry Highway

    Accidents

    LUTZ — A 68-year-old driver died Saturday night in a crash with a semitrailer truck on Dale Mabry Highway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  2. Toddler, 1, drowns in spa at birthday party in Trinity

    Accidents

    TRINITY — A toddler drowned at a birthday party Saturday evening and died at the hospital, authorities say, after his parents found him in a spa.

  3. Hudson man, 19, killed by hit-and-run driver while walking in street, FHP says

    Accidents

    A 19-year-old Hudson man walking in the street Friday night was struck and killed by a pickup truck that fled the scene, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

  4. Dade City teen arrested after authorities say he pulled fake gun on student

    Crime

    DADE CITY — A 14-year-old boy faces felony charges after he pulled a fake gun on a Pasco Middle School student near the school Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.

  5. Churches offer less-scary options for Halloween

    Religion

    Every year, October rolls into town all cute with pumpkins, apple drinks and hayrides. I love these things about the season. I also appreciate a spooky, not-so-scary, Halloween. Cotton spider webs, happy witches and Casper ghosts make me smile.

  6. IB Information Nights set for prospective students

    K12

    The Land O'Lakes High School International Baccalaureate program is hosting three IB Community Information Nights for prospective applicants seeking ninth-grade admission for the 2018-19 school year. Parents and guardians of current eighth-grade public, charter and private school students are invited, as well as …

  7. Hometown Pasco for Oct. 20

    Human Interest

    High fives

    Saint Leo earns recognition: Saint Leo University was named as one of the best regional universities and best values in higher education in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges report. Saint Leo ranked 61st among regional universities in the South, an uptick from its previous ranking …

    Patrick Berry